Certificate IV in Music Industry

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

Designed to provide comprehensive training for developing musicians wishing to build a strong foundation in all aspects of the music industry. Specialist streams in Performance and Sound Production.

Entry Requirements:

Satisfactory performance in an audition or Certificate III in Music Industry


4 core units plus 10 electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Apply work health and safety practices; Investigate micro-business opportunities; Use and respect copyright; Articulate, present and debate ideas. Specialist: Performance; Sound Production; Business. Electives: Record and mix a basic music demo; Manage wireless audio operations; Compile audio material for broadcast; Perform basic sound editing; plus more.

Further information:

Students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading writing and numeracy skills as part of the course counselling before enrolling.

Related Careers:

Musician, Singer,
Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Tennant Creek Centre
Katherine Rural
CDU Waterfront Darwin
CDU Sydney
Jabiru Centre
Katherine Town Centre
Nhulunbuy Campus
Alice Springs
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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